Introduced by Sen. Ruth Johnson (R) on February 7, 2019
To establish that 17 year olds who violate a court-ordered personal protection order would be referred to the juvenile justice system, rather than being subject to criminal contempt of court. This is part of a broader "raise the age" juvenile justice reform effort. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on February 7, 2019
Reported in the Senate on April 23, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.